Brexit trade deal recommends Netscape Communicator and outdated encryption

I’m sure this will be fixed now that it’s out of the bag, but this is really pretty hilarious and goes to show how incredibly rushed this deal was.

It is pretty serious, however, that so little attention is paid to encryption protocols.

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They started writing this in the 00s?

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:laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

Programmers get a lot of grief for cutting and pasting from Stack Overflow, but lawyers certainly do this as well - if not more often. Probably a cut and paste job? I can’t imagine someone with enough knowledge to write that paragraph could author something so dated.

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